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Regular readers of this blog will be familiar with Jillian Godsil’s personal financial circumstances. Last week, she decided to compile a series of essays written over 2012 which traces her feelings and views on debt and austerity in this beautiful country of ours. In addition, she has written two new pieces, Debt Never Sleeps and […]

New store to turnover 100k on the first year Tipperary Crystal, the leading designer of Irish crystal and glassware, as well as other high end designer produces in ceramics, textiles, scented candles and jewelry, has opened a new outlet in Rathwood, the destination shopping and activity centre, located just outside Tullow, in the Wicklow/Carlow border. […]

Rathwood took home the Store of the Year (> 10,000 feet) Award at this year’s Retail Excellence Ireland Awards in partnership with Barclaycard. The Awards were presented on Saturday night (3rd November) by President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins at a gala event held at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Galway. Hosted by TV and Radio personalities, […]

As the bewitching Halloween Festival approaches, children of all ages are being entertained in a novel Hallowscream Train at Rathwood, just outside Tullow, Co Carlow. The Hallowscream Train is running from Sat 20th Oct until Wed 31st.  The popular adventure is serious business says managing director, James Keogh, “This year our Rathwood fairies have been […]

It will be back to the 90’s dance floor at the PLAY Tag Festival on Friday 15th June as Pump Up the Jam will be bringing their 90’s nostalgia to the festival and getting tag-players and non-players in dance mode. PLAY Tag Festival kicks off on Friday 15th with a celebrity match in aid of […]

PRESS RELEASE Entrepreneur Seán Melly is taking on a 5-day cycle from the most southerly to the most northerly point inIrelandto raise funds for the Irish Hospice Foundation Nurses Night Care service. Melly, a successful entrepreneur and investor in the telecommunications and technology sectors, is part of a group of 10 cycling enthusiasts from South […]

#depressionhurts April 26th 2012 #depressionhurts launches website on Thursday April 26th 2012 It’s DEPRESSION AWARENESS WEEK so what better time to welcome the launch of an important new web site in Ireland by #depressionhurts Founders Norah Bohan & Alan Lavender, also respectively Producer and Director of the short film ‘It starts with You’ which examines […]

A3 punchestown collection The Irish Horse Welfare Trust, is looking for volunteers to sign up and make the difference for horses in need by becoming an IHWT Volunteer. Jane Myercough explains”IHWT is made up of 80% of volunteers who offer their time to support the work of the IHWT.   There are many people out there […]

  On Friday I tweeted that it made as much sense for the Irish people to repay unsecured bond holders as it did to ask my neighbours to repay my mortgage. East Coast Radio rang me and asked me to repeat this on air. I did and ranted in general. Then I discovered Vincent Browne’s […]

We’ve had it before: Aliens versus Predator, Cowboys versus Indians, even more recently Cowboys versus Aliens, but where there may have been some doubt as to who might win in those films, when it comes to Horses versus Machine Guns the answer can only be a very chilling and upsetting one. War Horse, derived from […]